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How a 20-year-old B&B plans to persevere despite COVID: Meet the Nav grant finalist

Like so many companies in the hospitality industry, The Inn at Horn Point in Annapolis Maryland has been hit hard by COVID-19. Cory and Carol Bonney, owners and resident operators of the Inn in Horn Point, and their daughter Josalyn who works in the family business, are struggling to adapt …

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Rocky Brands, Inc. to Acquire Honeywell’s Leading Brand Portfolio, Including The Original Muck Boot Company and XTRATUF

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Rocky Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKY) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the performance and lifestyle footwear business of Honeywell International, Inc., including the brands of The Original Muck Boot Company and XTRATUF shoes, for a purchase price of …

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Illegal bottle clubs draw large crowds despite pandemic

Despite several busts over the past three weeks, illegal bottle clubs continue to appear and they draw large crowds. The most recent bust took place in a Midtown commercial space on West 36th Street by 7th Avenue. Yet not all who showed up were there to party. When the deputy …

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Debt levels are a time bomb

While vaccines remain a source of great hope in 2021 against the new wave of the Covid-19 virus epidemic, there is a fundamental problem that risks becoming a time bomb for the economy. The Bank of Thailand last week revealed the critical issue of skyrocketing household debt. According to central …

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Kodak shares plunge after US locks up $ 765 million loan deal

(Reuters) – Shares of Eastman Kodak Co KODK.N fell about 40% on Monday and were on track for their worst single-day drop after the U.S. government blocked a $ 765 million loan to the company, which was to manufacture drug ingredients for use in possible COVID-19 vaccines, due to “wrongdoing” …

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American Airlines Seeks To Leverage AAdvantage To Raise $ 7.5 Billion

American Airlines today announced plans to leverage its AAdvantage frequent flyer program to raise $ 7.5 billion. After initially using the program as collateral for government-backed funding, American is turning to the private market to raise funds after its main competitors followed suit last year. American Airlines wants to use …

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Many in the United States still face financial loss from COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – About 4 in 10 Americans say they are still feeling the financial impact of losing a job or household income, as economic recovery remains uneven one year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic . A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs …

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Great Bend City Council Quick Reads – March 1, 2021

Great Bend City administrator Kendal Francis reminded city council on Monday that the council will hold a joint meeting with the Barton County commission. The session is set for 6 p.m. on Monday March 29 at the Great Bend Events Center, 3111 10th St. The mayor signs a grant agreement …

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Bet on the bull, not the bear

Photography: Shutterstock CHICAGO – BMO Harris Executives Examined Convenience Store Industry Scenarios pandemic taken from the perspective of lenders in a recent Outlook Leadership Community Innovation Forum, C-Store Industry Loans: An Update on the Banking Market. Jonathan Graham and Doug Chinery, Regional Relations Directors, and Michael Koehler, Assistant Vice President, …

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Federal Judge Orders Ministry of Education to Cancel 7,200 Student Loans

“Thousands of Massachusetts students who were deceived by Corinthian finally had their time in court, and they won,” Healey said in a statement Friday. “This historic victory for students will cancel federal loans for thousands of defrauded borrowers, mostly black and Latin students, targeted by a predatory for-profit school and …

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